Privacy Policy

PLEASE REVIEW THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE.

This site is owned and operated by i-Human Patients, Inc. ("IHP").

IHP is committed to fair information practices. IHP also respects the privacy and security of its users. To demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have prepared this statement disclosing our privacy practices. Here, you will learn what personal identifying information of yours is collected, how and when we might use your information, how we protect your information, who has access to your information, and how you can correct any inaccuracies in the information. Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose it to any person or organization outside IHP. However, in connection with its educational mission, IHP does share information with subscribing institutions on usage by authorized users affiliated with those subscribing institutions. See below for more details.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

IHP collects certain information from and about its users from our web server logs. When you visit our site, we track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:

  • your Internet protocol address
  • the name of your Internet service provider
  • the state or country from which you accessed the site
  • what kind of browser or computer you use
  • the date and time of your visit
  • the web page from which you linked to our site
  • the pages you viewed on the site
  • the number of links you click within the site
  • the amount of time spent on each page and what you clicked on the page, including any answers clicked on the page

Information Shared with Third Parties

IHP will not share information it collects which personally identifies you or the personal information you provide upon subscription, registration or log-in with third parties, except as follows:

  • with agents and contractors who use it on IHP's behalf or in connection with their relationship with us and the operation, administration and maintenance of the site
  • in the case of Authorized Users who have access to the site through a Subscribing Institution, with your Subscribing Institution (as described further below).
  • at your specific request

IHP does not share personal information with any unaffiliated third parties for marketing purposes unless you expressly ask us to. IHP may share information that does not identify you personally in connection with its research and development for its products, and in connection with its operation, administration and maintenance of the site. The types of information used for such research, development and administration may include summary statistics about traffic and usage patterns, non-identifiable user submissions and related site information.

Additional Use of Information: This site may at some point make chat rooms, forums, message boards or news groups available to you. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas is public. You should exercise caution when disclosing personal information in these areas. Don't disclose information in these public forums that might be considered confidential. In the future, we may offer other services whose access will require registration.

Links to Other Companies' Sites

This site may link to sites maintained by companies that are not affiliated with IHP. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites, and we encourage you to use caution when visiting them. In particular, we recommend you view the privacy policy posted on each site.

Information of "Individual Subscribers" and "Authorized Users"

Individual Subscribers: In the future, we may enable certain individuals ("Individual Subscribers") to subscribe individually to receive access to the site or portions thereof. In this case, we will collect personal information from these users and track their usage of the site but will not share such information with third parties except as described in the section above. Such users should be aware that to receive credit for their use of the site, they may need to share information regarding usage with institutions from which they wish to receive credit.

Authorized Users: In the future, we may enable certain individuals ("Authorized Users") to access the site, or portions thereof, as a result of their affiliation with an institution subscribing to the site, in particular institutions providing undergraduate and health care education. In this case, IHP will collect personal identification information and track all usage of the site by such users and provide usage data, including data identified with particular Authorized Users, to that Authorized User's Subscribing Institution. Such information may also be shared with some state accreditation agencies.

How We Protect Your Information

IHP uses technical security measures to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. For example, when we ask customers to provide financial information (such as a credit card number), that data is protected using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.

Privacy Policy Changes

If our information practices change in a significant way, we will post and highlight the policy changes.